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[audio]Concept Bomb (Or, A Logic of Clouds)
Who is this Ken Friedman talking about dharma-encrusted Sangha cookies? What single-minded macropolysyllable can survive a barrage of hirsute chomatacism in light of the advancement of quaquaversal dispersion? Listen to this program for the answers to these and other questions as Ken Friedman states his views on the philosophy and aesthetics of inter-media art, Fluxus, and the conceptual art movement, as he reads from his book, A Logic of Clouds published by Beau Geste Press of England...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Modern Art; Poetry; Ken Friedman
Downloads: 142
[audio]Bonnie Sherk and her Portable Parks
Charles Amirkhanian interviews artist Bonnie Sherk, about her environmental art piece “Portable Parks” in which a freeway on-ramp, and a couple of concrete traffic islands were to be temporarily turned into idyllic oasis’ of green, complete with strips of live turf, palm trees, and grazing Guernsey calves. These conceptual art installations were financed with prize money won in a San Francisco Museum of Art’s Society competition and were warmly received by the public despite some slow do...
Keywords: Interview; Conceptual Art; Interactive Art; Public Art
Downloads: 45
[audio]Interview with Stanley Shaff and Douglas McEachern, creators of Audium, a Theatre in Sound based in San Francisco - Audium
Charles Amirkhanian speaks with Stanley Shaff and Douglas McEachern about their creation, Audium, a Theatre in Sound located in San Francisco California. This interview, one of the first done by Amirkhanian who joined KPFA on 8 July 1969, honors two of the most innovative pioneers of modern spatial music. Shaff, who celebrates his 75th birthday on February 14, 2004, is a featured composer at Other Minds Festival 10, taking place in San Francisco March 4-5-6 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts...
Keywords: Sound Art
Downloads: 191
[audio]Bonnie Sherk’s Report on her Portable Parks
Charles Amirkhanian talks with artist Bonnie Sherk, about her environmental art piece “Portable Parks” in which a freeway on-ramp, and a couple of concrete traffic islands were temporarily turned into idyllic oasis’ of green, complete with strips of live turf, palm trees, and grazing Guernsey calves. These conceptual art installations were financed with prize money won in a San Francisco Museum of Art Society’s competition, and were warmly received by the public despite some slow downs i...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Interactive art; Public art; Environmental art
Downloads: 51
[audio]Interview with Mrs. Walter Haas
Mrs. Walter Haas, founder of the Michael and Sarah Stein collection of the San Francisco Museum of Art, recalls her friendship with the couple after they fled Europe in 1938 and took up residence in Palo Alto. Interviewed in her Atherton home by Rena Down and Charles Amirkhanian, she recalls her meetings with Matisse and Toklas and discusses Matisse’s “La Femme a Chapeau”, which hung on a nearby wall but a few feet from the KPFA microphone.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Art; Modern Art; Interview
Downloads: 24
[audio]An Interview with Tom Marioni
In April of 1970 Tom Marioni founded the Museum of Conceptual Art in San Francisco. In this interview, recorded on April 21, 1970 in the KPFA-FM studio, Charles Amirkhanian questions Marioni about this project, which is less a museum than it is a space for the presentation of performance art and temporary conceptual art installations, as well as a sponsor for street theater and theoretical discussions about the possibilities of human expression...
Keywords: Conceptual Art; Interview; Performance Art; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 29
[audio]Computers and Art
John Lifton from London talks about his goal of realizing a cybernetic art which will alter itself according to the spectators' response to it. He talks with Don Buchla, who currently is adapting his synthesizers to computer control, Richard Friedman, composer and programmer who helped design the Buchla program, and Charles Amirkhanian. American painter Pamela Zoline, now living in London, tells about her recent work on the meta-set "Things in the World".
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Interactive Art; Modern Art
Downloads: 577
[audio]Pamela Z performs Metrodaemonium at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Pamela Z
Bay Area digital pioneer Pamela Z performs her song Metrodaemonium at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater.
Keywords: Avantgarde; Experimental; Sound Art
Downloads: 321
[audio]MOCA/FM: Interview with Dennis Oppenheim
From a program recorded in October of 1970, Charles Amirkhanian speaks with San Francisco Museum of Conceptual Art founder Tom Marioni and earthworks artist Dennis Oppenheim about the show called “Body Works” which was to open at the museum on October 18, 1970. Organized in collaboration with artist Willoughby Sharp, the exhibit was to include video works by Vito Acconci, Terry Fox, Bruce Nauman, Dennis Oppenheim, Keith Sonnier and William Wegman...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; MOCA/FM; Interview; Modern art; Visual art; Conceptual art; Video art
Downloads: 72
[audio]Laetitia Sonami performs She Came Back, Again at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Laetitia Sonami
Laetitia Sonami, Bay Area based composer and sound artist, performs She Came Back, Again at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater.
Keywords: Sound Art; Experimental; Avantgarde
Downloads: 527
[audio]Carl Stone performs So Kong Dong at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Carl Stone
Carl Stone performs the world premiere of So Kong Dong at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater. Carl Stone, solo electronics
Keywords: Sound Art; Avantgarde
Downloads: 756
[audio]Donald Swearingen performs 1923 at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Donald Swearingen
Donald Swearing, a San Francisco-based electroacoustic composer, performs "1923" at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater.
Keywords: Avantgarde; Electroacoustic; Sound Art
Downloads: 467
[audio]Laetitia Sonami, Pamela Z & Donald Swearingen perform the U.S. Premiere of Body Electric, a multimedia collaboration, at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Laetitia Sonami, Pamela Z, Donald Swearingen, Visual Brains, Melody Sumner
Body Electric, a multimedia collaboration by three leading Bay Area experimental electronic musicians, received its U.S. Premiere at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater. Laetitia Sonami, Pamela Z & Donald Swearingen perform live in tandem with 30 video monitors and super-projection screens programmed live by Japanese video artists Visual Brains with text by Melody Sumner...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Experimental; Sound Art
Downloads: 527
[audio]Donald Swearingen performs When In Japan at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Donald Swearingen
Donald Swearingen, a San Francisco-based electroacoustic composer, performs When In Japan at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater.
Keywords: Avantgarde; Electroacoustic; Sound Art
Downloads: 352
[audio]Carl Stone performs Ruen Pair at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Carl Stone
The Paul Dresher Ensemble performs one of Carl Stone's signature disjunct narratives assembled from found-music sources at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater.
Keywords: Avantgarde; Sound Art
Downloads: 507
[audio]Pamela Z performs Bone Music at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Pamela Z
Bay Area digital pioneer Pamela Z performs her song Bone Music at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater.
Keywords: Avantgarde; Experimental; Sound Art
Downloads: 328
[audio]Donald Swearingen performs Cooking Demonstration at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Donald Swearingen
Donald Swearingen, a San Francisco-based electroacoustic composer, performs Cooking Demonstration at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater.
Keywords: Avantgarde; Electroacoustic; Sound Art
Downloads: 1,867
[audio]Music Review: An Interview with John White
Charles Amirkhanian talks with the LA based, conceptual artist, John White, about his “Performance Time and Space”, an event scheduled to occur the next day at Lone Mountain College in San Francisco. The event was to involve audience participation and the entire football team of St. Ignacious high School.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Interactive art; Conceptual art; californialightandsound
Downloads: 40
[audio]Thin Air: An Interview with Intermedia Artist, Iain Baxter
On August 8, 1970, Charles Amirkhanian visited with intermedia artist Iain Baxter in his North Vancouver, British Columbia home. The residence doubled as the headquarters for an unusual corporation, called the N.E. Thing Co., Ltd. Charles probes the motivations for setting up such an institution and discusses several projects of the company with Mr. Baxter, who preferred to be introduced as "president" of the N.E...
Keywords: Conceptual Art; Interview; Inter-media Art and technology; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 34
[audio]Cal Arts: Disney’s Dough Takes Flight
In September of 1970, the California Institute of the Arts opened its doors, thus embarking on a radical plan for art education, supported by the estate of the late Walt Disney. Several months prior to the start of its first academic year, Charles Amirkhanian and Richard Friedman visited the school, and talked with members of the extraordinary faculty which were to form the backbone of this remarkable intermedia educational institution...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Modern Art; Cal Arts; Art Schools
Downloads: 186
[audio]MOCA/FM: A Discussion with Paul Cotton
A discussion with Paul Cotton, a young conceptual artist who’s uninvited entry to the Art and Technology Show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art resulted in a tremendous turmoil which was subsequently reported in great detail by the Los Angeles Free Press. Cotton is perhaps best know for dressing himself in a bunny costume with his genitals sticking out, and other acts of provocative public nudity...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Performance Art; Modern Art; Paul Cotton
Downloads: 143
[audio]David Del Tredici on his work Syzygy
Music critic Paul Hume interviews composer David Del Tredici about his work, "Syzygy" (1966), which is scored for soprano, horn, and chamber orchestra. The name, which was suggested by a friend who was enamored with the sound of the word but uncertain of its meaning, refers to the astronomical event when planets come into alignment along a single axis, and seemed very appropriate for a setting of two poems by James Joyce ("Ecce Puer" and "Night Piece"), in which the trumpets come in at the same ...
Keywords: Art songs; Interview; Chamber music; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 69
[audio]The Premiere Performance of John Cage's 33 1/3
A live recording of the premiere performance of John Cage's "33 1/3" at the University of California at Davis on Nov. 21, 1969. The work was really a sort of participatory sound installation in which 24 turntables with independent stereo speakers and almost 300 LP records were placed around a large room without any chairs. The audience that entered the room didn't get any instructions, although there was an "attendant" on hand to assist with operating the equipment if needed...
Keywords: New music; Music; Participatory art; KPFA-FM
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[audio]Errollyn Wallen: What's Up Doc? performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen performs the U.S. premiere of her Songs cycle at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Jeanne & Howard Baumgarten. Errollyn Wallen, Songs What's Up Doc? Errollyn Wallen, voice & piano On Songs: Errollyn Wallen's first attempt at songwriting bubbled up subconsciously in one hour into What's Up Doc?, full of absurd lyrics which dissolve toward a social pathos of contemporary...
Keywords: Music; Art songs; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 271
[audio]Interview with Gladys Nordenstrom
Charles Amirkhanian interviews Gladys Nordenstrom, composer and wife of Ernest Krenek, in which she discusses one of her songs "Time 24", which is based on a poem by the Czech poet Renata Pandulova.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Art Songs; Gladys Nordenstrom
Downloads: 40
[audio]Peter Yates interviewed by Charles Shere, 1964
In an interview recorded on Dec. 7, 1964, Peter Yates, a self described “professional amateur”, talks about the artistic implications of New Music. The conversation begins with an exploration of the connections between New Music and Zen Buddhism. According to Yates the appreciation of new and electronic music is best accomplished by freeing one’s self of preconceptions and to surrender one’s self to the act of listening...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; New Music; Interactive Art
Downloads: 116
[audio]Flux Art: An Historical Perspective
An interview with George Maciunas, about the Fluxus art movement. He describes their influences and many of their pieces of art. "In Fluxus there has never been any attempt to agree on aims or methods; individuals with something unnamable in common have simply naturally coalesced to publish and perform their work. Perhaps this common something is a feeling that the bounds of art are much wider than they have conventionally seemed, or that art and certain long-established bounds are no longer ver...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Modern Art; George Maciunas
Downloads: 221
[audio]An Interview with Margaret Fisher
Charles Amirkhanian talks with dancer Margaret Fisher at her Berkeley music and dance space Cat’s Paw Palace of Performing Arts. The subject of the discussion is a public dance work “Emigration” which was scheduled to occur on Saturday, September 28, 1974, on the Marina in San Francisco. Fisher talks about how the public is invited to participate. The two also talk about the Cat’s Paw Palace and its function as a center for alternative dance and music performances...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Dance; Performance Art
Downloads: 52
[audio]Artforum Magazine
Charles Amirkhanian interviews Ingrid Sischy and Anthony Korner, the editor and publisher of “Artforum” magazine respectively. They discuss the new direction in which they have taken this venerable art magazine and in particular the April 1982 edition that features a sound sheet of "X=X", a musical work by Laurie Anderson, quite a feat for a print magazine.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Modern Art; Interview; Artforum Magazine
Downloads: 160
[audio]Radio Event: No. 1 Radio Caress
This is the first in a series of programs produced by KPFA's Music Department in which artists from various disciplines were asked to take any amount of air time and get the audience to respond physically to the audio broadcast instead of just being passive listeners. While the events can be enjoyed as auditory soundscapes the primary purpose was to produce "event art" or "happenings", with the listeners as active participants...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Radio Event series; Inter-Media art; Interactive art; Audience participation; Soundscapes
Downloads: 86
[audio]Radio Event No. 4: DD
Stanley Lunetta, editor of the avant-garde music periodical “Source”, invited the listening audience to participate at home as part of KPFA’s groundbreaking, interactive, participatory, Radio Event series. Using a graphic score and list of instructions published in the December 1969 KPFA Folio, or program guide, audience members were encouraged to listen to various programs on KPFA while altering the settings of their radios...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Radio Event series; Inter-Media; Visual Art; Interactive Art; Electronic Music; Audience Participation
Downloads: 77
[audio]Radio Event No. 2: No Soap, Radio
This is the second in a series of groundbreaking, participatory, radio programs produced by KPFA. In this program, recorded on October 31, 1969, Berkeley California sculptor, Peter Veres, invited listeners to take part in a do-it-yourself Halloween Brindle Party, a self-proclaimed Witches’ Sabbath, all through the magic of the radio air waves. (What’s a Brindle you ask, why it's the opposite of a Mugwamp of course.) Prior to the actual event, subscribers to the KPFA program guide were encour...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Radio Event series; Inter-Media; Visual Art; Interactive Art; Audience Participation
Downloads: 114
[audio]MOCA/FM: Sound Sculpture As
Sound Sculpture As was an exhibition of 9 sound sculpture/performances, initiated and curated by Tom Marioni on April 30, 1970. The participating artists, all sculptors, were: Peter Macan (sounds of popping from plastic bubble wrap underfoot on the floor at entrance and in elevator); Mel Henderson (firing a gun at a projected image of a tiger); Jim Melchert (30 unanswered telephone rings from two calls placed from outside the museum); Tom Marioni aka Allan Fish (Piss Piece-- from the top of a la...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; MOCA; Inter-Media; Visual Arts; Sound Sculpture; Modern Art; Performance Art
Downloads: 348
[audio]MOCA-FM: Conceptual Arts Piece
Charles Amirkhanian talks to Tom Marioni, director of the Museum of Conceptual Art in San Francisco. At the time of this recording Marioni had recently completed the recording of his piece "Drum Brushing" (1978) at ZBS Media in New York. This was given its West Coast premiere over KPFA. The piece, features Marioni doing seven drawings, overlaid on seven recording tracks in the studio mix. Also in this program, Marioni introduces one minute long audio works by visual artists originally broadcast ...
Keywords: Tom Marioni; KPFA; Museum of Conceptual Art San Francisco; Interview and Music; Modern Art; Sound Poetry
Downloads: 187
[audio]Ode to Gravity: The California College of Arts and Crafts - An Interview with Robert Forth & Michael McClure
On the occasion of the 100th birth of Frederick Meyer, founder of California College of Arts and Crafts (CCAC), Charles Amirkhanian talks with two faculty members, Robert Forth, artist and Director of Academic Affairs, and Michael McClure, poet and playwright. Founded in 1907, CCAC (known now as the California College of the Arts) has always offered innovative and unconventional programs for artists, and prides itself on its creative faculty and experimental approach to art and art education...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Ode to Gravity series; CCAC; CCA; Interview; Modern Art; Art Schools
Downloads: 23
[audio]Radio Event No. 14: Armenia Gardenia
Armenia Gardenia” by Charles Amirkhanian, was the 14th program in the groundbreaking Radio Event series, in which audience reactions were incorporated into a live KPFA radio broadcast. This work utilizes short pre-recorded sound events, such as snatches of music or talking, that were then played over the air interspersed with long periods of silence. Amirkhanian then waited for listeners to call into the station to inquire as to the nature of the broadcast in progress...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Radio Event series; Interactive Art; Inter-Media Art; Audience Participation
Downloads: 74
[audio]Radio Event No. 5: X-Change
Composed in 1969 specifically for broadcast on KPFA’s groundbreaking, audience participation, Radio Event series, Anthony Gnazzo has created yet another hilarious work of sound poetry or aural montage. Mixing snippets of advertisements, announcements, and music from the mainstream media with excerpts of phone interviews that Gnazzo conducted with KPFA listeners about their impressions of radio programming and commercials, this work captures the combination of youthful innocence and crass capit...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Radio Event series; Inter-Media; Visual Arts; Interactive Art; Participatory Art; Anthony Gnazzo
Downloads: 96
[audio]Radio Event No. 9: Boiling Water
One in a series of groundbreaking, audience participatory, Radio Events, produced by KPFA in Berkeley California. This program, entitled “Boiling Water” was created by Philip Corner in conjunction with Charles Amirkhanian and his wife Carol Law. In order to participate, the audience was encouraged to listen to the radio while standing near the stove. The general idea was to have the audience boil some water and make some tea, or some other warm beverage, in concert with the two on-air person...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Radio Event series; Interactive Art; Inter-Media Art; Audience Participation
Downloads: 71
[audio]Diamánda Galás Live at the La Jolla Museum
Recorded live on May 21, 1983 at the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, Diamánda Galás performs her “Wild Women with Steak-Knives,” an avant-garde performance art work for vocals and live signal processing. Part of her 1981 album “The Litanies of Satan,” the piece features the operatic range and diabolic inflections of vintage Galás. With sounds that vary from hisses, to screeches, moans, hollers, spits, and stutters, all accompanied by minimal electronic manipulations and elaborati...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Avant-Garde; Performance art; Monologues with music
Downloads: 77
[audio]Radio Event No. 23: Chrysanthemum Chameleon
One in a series of groundbreaking, audience participatory, Radio Events, produced by KPFA in Berkeley California. In this, the 23rd program in the series, Alex Dea and a group of 25 singers, invited the listening audience of KPFA to come to the studio, or gather at their home with friends and with the radio on, and join them in an evening of meditative chanting. In “Piece I” everyone was instructed to sing at their lowest note and gradually move to their highest note using any vowel sounds s...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Radio Event Series; Interactive Art; Audience Participation
Downloads: 60
[audio]Ode to Gravity: The Public Imagination
Amirkhanian interviews participants at an unusual visual arts conference held at DeBenneville Pines in the San Bernardino National Forest. Included are Ken Friedman, director of the conference and a renowned visual artist, Barbara Haskell, curator of the Pasadena Art Museum, and Wayne Arneson. Harvard Divinity School student who discusses his school for people who might want to live on other planets...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Ode to Gravity series; Interview; Modern Art
Downloads: 146
[audio]An Interview with Robert Wilson
Recorded on May 6, 1985, Charles Amirkhanian interviews composer, avant-garde theater director ,and playwright, Robert Wilson. The two discuss Wilson’s musical theatrical works, many of which are developed in collaborative workshops involving many other people. Also touched upon are several of Wilson’s inventive staging techniques and the challenges of touring with large scale theatrical productions, including the need for greater support for the arts from governments and institutions.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Music Theatre; Avant-Garde; Art patronage
Downloads: 60
[audio]Three Songs for baritone and instruments by Donald Cobb
Recorded at a May 1970 concert held at Mills College in California, this is three songs by Donald Cobb with texts by Walt Whitman. The singer is baritone Edgar Jones, accompanied by an unidentified chamber ensemble. Rich, melodic, and lyrical, these three art songs skillfully avoid the pitfalls of shaky vocals and tinkling accompaniment that all too often is the hallmark of 20th century musical settings of poetry.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Art Songs
Downloads: 113
[audio]Morning Concert: Interview with Lawrence Weschler
From a recording made in July of 1988, Charles Amirkhanian interviews Lawrence Weschler, essayist for the New Yorker Magazine and grandson of composer Ernst Toch. They discusses his book “Shapinsky's Karma, Boggs's Bill, and Other True-Life Tales ”, which profiles six people who unexpectedly changed the direction of their lives. These include the story of James Boggs who blurred the lines between art and commerce by painting exquisite copies of $100 bills and then insisted on spending them, ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Morning Concert Series; Interview; Modern Art; Lawrence Weschler
Downloads: 57
[audio]MOCA/FM: Sound Art from the Museum of Conceptual Art
The Museum of Conceptual Art (MOCA), San Francisco, presents an exhibition for radio by 26 artists, each of whom had been asked to do produce pieces of about sixty seconds duration. Produced by Tom Marioni, director of MOCA, these brief conceptual sound pieces, created by a variety of artists, sculptors, and musicians range from rather conventional jazz music and poetry to downright bizarre examples of text sound compositions ad quasi ambient sound recordings...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; MOCA FM; Spoken Word; Sound Poetry; Modern Art
Downloads: 106
[audio]Interview with Arthur Frick, candidate for Dictator of America
Arthur Frick, a 20 year old artist whose American parents taught at the University of Beruit, Lebanon, campaigned to be elected Dictator of America in 1972. His platform stressed the need for artists to be involved in high governmental positions, so that they may bring creative solutions to the problems which beset politicians in the White House. Frick also holds strong views on the role of sex and sexuality in political and artistic life as well as the role of the nose in this political campaig...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Politics and Culture; Conceptual Art; Other Finds
Downloads: 62
[audio]Museum of Conceptual Art: Opening of a New Space
"On Wednesday, January 3, 1973, the Museum of Conceptual Art opened its doors across the street from its previous space in San Francisco. The new address (75 Third Street) is above the Breen’s Bar where many previous showings by MOCA have occurred. In this dingy loft, previously used by a printing company, about 500 artists and viewers gathered between 7pm and 11pm expecting to witness a startling new show by the museum’s curator Tom Marioni...
Keywords: MOCA-FM; Inter-Media and Visual Arts; Performance Art
Downloads: 209
[audio]Oakland Museum Concerts: Chamber Music Concert
This is the first in a series of four concerts of chamber music put on by the Oakland Museum in the Spring of 1971. The focus of the concerts was works by contemporary California composers, although the programs also included other works , as seen fit by the program director Donald Cobb. Thus this first concert, recorded on February 19, 1971, includes songs by Aaron Copland, Ernst Bacon, and Guilaume de Machaut, as well as chamber works by Lou Harrison, Antonin Dvorák, George Gershwin, and Roy ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Art Songs
Downloads: 359
[audio]Alan Sutcliffe of the Computer Arts Society
Alan Sutcliffe, British computer artist and Director of the Computer Arts Society, the world’s largest federation of cybernetic artists, talks with Charles Amirkhanian about his work. Alan and other members of his Society have used computers in a number of inventive ways so as to produce art, both visual and musical. Alan also agreed to sing Stolen Kisses Sweet for the KPFA microphone as he accompanies himself on his antique player piano...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Modern Art; Sound Poetry; Computer Arts Society
Downloads: 268
[audio]The Life and Music of Elie Siegmeister
In a recording made on March 24, 1972 and first broadcast on July 31st of that year, Charles Amirkhanian interviews composer Elie Siegmeister and his wife Hannah, while also playing a wide assortment of his music. Known for his interest in American music and the plight of the working class, Siegmeister has written art songs, operas, musicals, and film scores, as well as a wide variety of orchestral and chamber works...
Keywords: KPFA-FM: Interview; Music; 20th Century Classical; Art Songs
Downloads: 96
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